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Dana White Talks Conor McGregor & more!
Dana White recently spoke to UFC.com about the contenders in the UFC Featherweight Division. Here is what he had to say… “Especially with all the excitement in that division with Conor McGregor, Cub Swanson and Frankie Edgar – that division is so exciting that people are talking about freaking Nik Lentz and Dennis Bermudez. I told Cub and Frankie, ‘Don’t worry about anything you hear with all the Conor McGregor talk and all the other stuff. You worry about Cub Swanson and you worry about Frankie Edgar.’ Believe me, the fact that people are arguing over who should get a title shot in the 145-pound division isn’t a bad thing. It’s a good thing.”


Uriah Hall Talks Path To The Ultimate Fighter
Posted on 23 Jan 2013
by MMAScoops.com Staff

Uriah Hall (7-2 MMA, 0-0 UFC) recently spoke about his path to the Ultimate Fighter. Here are the highlights…

On Issues From Moving From Jamaica to the US: "Kids were picking on me and calling me names," Hall admitted. "I had never done that before, so the whole courage of standing up for yourself, I didn't know what that was. I guess a lost a lot of confidence during that time. I remember even seeing a psychiatrist because my mom made me do it."

On Getting Into the Martial Arts: "Right next door was a martial arts school," Hall said. "My mom was like, 'You want to try it?' I was like, 'Yeah.' At 16, I think I just fell in love, and from then on it became an everyday thing. At one point, I couldn't wait to get out of school because I loved martial arts so much. It really changed my life."

On Watching a Ton of Van Damme Movies: "I used to watch martial arts on TV all the time," Hall said. "I didn't know what the hell they were saying, but I would learn visually. I would watch something and then do it. To tell you the truth, when I started martial arts, I was watching a lot of Van Damme movies, and I was playing a lot of video games, especially 'Tekken.' I would learn from that. I would play it, and I would just practice and do it. So when I started, they were like, 'Have you trained before?' I just said, 'Nope.' I couldn't tell them, 'Hey, man, I learned from video games.' So it was really cool, and that's how I picked up things."

On His Journey: "It's a never-ending journey. Most people don't understand that. They think, 'Oh, just punch and kick.' It's a journey. It's how you take that journey and what you can gain from it."

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